There are a lot of tweets about people feeling sick for a day or two after their second shot so I figured I’d note that I didn’t get sick at all after my second shot of Pfizer. And I know there are plenty of other folks who has the same experience.
You may or may not get sick for a day or two after your vaccine but either way you’ll help end a deadly pandemic so get vaccinated!
Just because you are fully vaccinated doesn’t mean you’ll stop making typos

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4 May
1. You may have heard something about the "audit" of votes being conducted right now in Maricopa County Arizona.

But I don't think there is a full appreciate for just how BONKERS it is

Follow along if interested…
2. It's important to establish that the votes in Maricopa County were already counted, audited, and approved by the REPUBLICAN-CONTROLLED BOARD that administers elections there

Lawsuits challenging the count were thrown out of court…
3. So the Arizona Senate, controlled by Republicans who promote Trump's false claims of voter fraud, subpoenaed 2.1M ballots and sent them to the former home of the Phoenix Suns

Then, they put a conspiracy theorist from Florida in charge of the operation…
Read 9 tweets
3 May
1. According to the State Department, cotton from the Chinese territory of Xinjiang is being harvested with forced manual labor

Is that cotton in the products you buy?

We decided to ask major clothing brands to find out.

Follow along if interested.…
2. Popular Information contacted 17 consumer clothing brands and asked them to clarify whether their products contained cotton produced in Xinjiang.

Only one provided a response

There is a reason why companies don't want to answer this basic question…
3. Most major clothing brands are members of the Better Cotton Initiative. Up until last year the BCI was "certifying" cotton from Xinjiang.

In October 2020 that stopped, citing "sustained allegations of forced labour and other human rights abuses"…
Read 9 tweets
30 Apr
1. Florida's voter suppression bill, SB90, passed the legislature. @RonDeSantisFL will sign it.

Top corporate donors to the sponsors of SB90:

@UnitedHealthGrp (180K)
@Publix (157K)
@AnheuserBusch (75K)
@ATT (45K)
@CVSHealth (32K)

NONE of these corps publicly opposed the bill
@RonDeSantisFL @UnitedHealthGrp @Publix @AnheuserBusch @ATT @CVSHealth 2. Kind of cuts against the idea that corporations have suddenly become "woke." In fact, they are financing the campaigns of politicians who are pushing voter suppression legislation and then saying nothing as the bills are considered and signed into law.…
3. Florida Republicans say their election in 2020 was a national model with no fraud.

So why are they passing legislation to make it harder to vote?

Here's what the primary author of the bill said: "[S]ome days even I don’t know why I did something,"…
Read 4 tweets
29 Apr

Dem members of the TX House Committee on Elections write Attorney General Garland and ask the DOJ Civil Rights Division to monitor future proceedings of the committee after the chair tried to force a vote on a sweeping voter suppression bill with no notice or hearing
The full letter is available here:…
You can get more detail about what went on today (including video) in my thread from earlier today

Read 6 tweets
29 Apr
1. CHAOS in Texas today as Republicans pull out all the stops to push a voter suppression bill over the goal line.

At the center is @BriscoeCain, the Texas Rep who famously traveled to Pennsylvania to help Trump push false claims of voter fraud.

Follow along if interested.
@BriscoeCain 2. There are two main voter suppression bills in Texas, HB6 and SB7. But they've stalled.

Cain, the chair of the House Election Committee, announced he was taking SB7 and amending it so it was identical to HB6.

This way the House could pass "SB7" and get it to the Governor.
3. Cain attempted to get his Zombie SB7 through the committee with no notice or hearing.

One Democrat, on a hot mic, called it "bullshit"

And at least one Republican agreed.

So Cain was forced to abandon his plan, at least for now.


Read 6 tweets
27 Apr
1. Have corporations suddenly gone "woke"?

You won't find the answer in Marco Rubio's column in the New York Post.

Instead, let's look at the FACTS.

Follow along if interested.…
2. Yes, hundreds of corporations and executives have signed a letter saying they support voting rights and oppose voting restrictions.

But talk is cheap.

What are corporations DOING?…
3. @Patagonia called on corporations to take ACTION to support voting rights

- Donate $ to groups fighting against voter suppression laws

- Support H.R. 1 & the John Lewis Voting Rights Act

- Encourage biz partners to oppose state legislation…
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